The Guiding Voice

Listed in Elite 5% across the Globe within 14 months from launch date. Podcast hosted by seasoned IT executives Naveen Samala & Sudhakar Nagandla from Hyderabad, India. As part of the TGV series, in every episode, the hosts interact with CXOs, Industry experts, Academicians, or Coaches across the globe to share insights that will help professional students (from Technology, Engineering & Management), IT employees & entrepreneurs in taking guided direction on their career path. Transformation Tuesdays for Self-help, personality development, and soft skills. Tech Thursdays for Technology related, Industry, and entrepreneurship content. And surprise bonus episodes to commemorate special occasions. Enjoy the podcast and share with those who you care about!

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26 minutes ago

POSH COMPLIANCE, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION PRACTICES, WHERE COULD ORGANIZATIONS GO WRONG | SHIVANI BOSE | #TGV223 Diversity is having a seat at the table, inclusion is having a voice and belonging is having that voice be heard ~Liz Fosslien Tune in to episode #TGV223 to know more about POSH Compliance, Diversity, and Inclusion - what companies can do differently Here is a gist of the interview with the timestamps from Naveen Samala's conversation with Shivani: 0:00:00 Context Setting & Guest Introduction 0:01:55 Top 3 things HELPED Shivani excel in her career 0:03:44 Prevention of Sexual Harassment POSH Act - background.  0:05:35 Story of Woman that led to the creation of Vishaka Guidelines 0:07:30 How organizations are implementing POSH guidelines 0:09:41 Are companies following D&I practices by spirit or just letter? 0:12:27 Where companies are doing wrong in following D&I 0:16:30 What organizations can do to promote D&I 0:18:00 About her book “Corporate women little diary” 0:19:15 Witty answers to Rapid-fire questions  - childhood fantasy, favorite book,  0:23:45  Piece of advice to those who are aspiring to grow big in their life 0:24:50 Trivia about Sexual violence   ABOUT THE GUEST: Shivani Bose is a POSH Trainer. (External Panel Member), NLP Certified Soft Skill Trainer, Mental Wellness Therapist & Counselor, HR Expert.Founder and Director, Proud HR Services. An expert in behavioral skills Training, she possesses a strong knack of connecting with trainees across all levels and age groups.  An MBA in HR from LBSIM, she has more than 16 years of experience in HR strategies, counseling, leadership development, change management, Soft skill training, and POSH Training. Connect with Shivani: https://twitter.com/shivani_bose4 https://www.linkedin.com/in/shivanibose/ Her websites: http://poshtrainer.in http://proudhr.com Email: info@proudhr.com   CONNECT WITH THE FOUNDERS ON LINKEDIN: Naveen Samala: https://www.linkedin.com/in/naveensamala Sudhakar Nagandla: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nvsudhakar   FOLLOW ON TWITTER: @guidingvoice @naveensamala @s_nagandla

6 days ago

Personal Transformation Through Technology | Prakash Ramchandran | #TGV222   Personal Transformation Through Technology | #TGV222 “Clearly the thing that’s transforming is not the technology, it’s the technology that is transforming you.”-Jeanne W. Ross GENRE:Technology, Transformation, Effect of Technology, Evolution Tune in to episode #TGV222 to know more about the future of Technological transformation. Here is a gist of the interview with the timestamps from Naveen Samala's conversation with Prakash Ramchandran: 0:00:00 Guest Introduction0:02:50 3 things that helped in Prakash’s career0:05:35 Evolution of Technologies0:10:30 Technology’s effect on Humans0:19:29 Prakash’s favorite Technology transformation?0:20:43 Let’s talk about the worst Technology transformation0:21:53 Technology trends in future0:26:45 Witty answers to Rapid-fire questions0:30:40 A piece of advice from Prakash0:33:20 Trivia about McDonalds ABOUT THE GUEST:Prakash Ramchandran is an accomplished Technology Professional. He has led several start-ups in areas of ICT and Digital technologies. His areas of expertise include a spectrum of Technologies, Emerging Technology in Digital, Operational, and Knowledge involving Edge, Cloud, IoT & End-2-End 5G Data Communications. He has held Key positions in IEEE, ETSI, 3GPP, IoT, Open Source, Electronics & Semi Tech Management  CONNECT WITH THE HOSTS ON LINKEDIN:Naveen Samala: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/naveensamalaSudhakar Nagandla: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nvsudhakar FOLLOW ON TWITTER:@guidingvoice@naveensamala@s_nagandla

Tuesday May 10, 2022

DEALING WITH SHAME-GUILT BEHAVIOUR | LOIS HOLLIS | #TGV221 Overcoming Shame Guilt Behaviors | #TGV221 “No Guilt, No Shame, No Excuses or Know Guilt, Know Shame, Know Excuses. The choice is yours.”-Anonymous GENRE:Controlling Emotions, Overcoming Shame, Overcoming Guilt, Mental Health Tune in to episode #TGV221 to learn how to overcome destructive thoughts.  Here is a gist of the interview with the timestamps from Naveen Samala's conversation with Lois Hollis: 0:00:00 Guest Introduction0:03:05 Career Journey and About Shame Guilt Behaviors0:07:20 Why should one focus on these behaviors?0:11:25 Hollis’s journey of overcoming Shame Guilt0:12:50 About I’m good film0:18:20 How to avoid these behaviors?0:22:25 Witty answers to Rapid-fire questions0:26:38 A piece of advice from Hollis0:28:08 Trivia about Emotions ABOUT THE GUEST:Lois Hollis (Founder of SOULSPEAKS) Hollis helps individuals connect the traumas of their life experiences to guide them out of the endless lie of not being enough. Her unique perspective on guilt and shame opens the life-changing doors to well-being and success. She founded Soulspeaks, which depicts the soul’s approach to healing emotions. Her film “I’m good” illustrates how changing the shame/guilt system will solve our mental health crisis. CONNECT WITH MORISSA ON LINKEDIN:https://www.linkedin.com/in/loishollis/  CONNECT WITH THE HOSTS ON LINKEDIN:Naveen Samala: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/naveensamalaSudhakar Nagandla: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nvsudhakar FOLLOW ON TWITTER:@guidingvoice@naveensamala@s_nagandla  

Thursday May 05, 2022

BUILDING CONTENT MONETIZATION PLATFORM FOR THE WORLD | YASH SRIVASTAVA | #TGV220 “Gaining knowledge is the first step to wisdom, sharing it is the first step to humanity”-Unknown GENRE:Content, Social blogging, Founder, Film making, Knowledge sharing, content monetization Tune in to episode #TGV220, which features Yash’s transition to an entrepreneur and the emergence of his Content sharing company. Here is a gist of the interview with the timestamps from Naveen Samala's conversation with Yash Srivastava: 0:00:00 Guest Introduction0:02:52 Career Journey 0:05:05 Idea behind Feeding Trends0:08:17 How is Feeding Trends different or similar to Silicon valley companies?0:10:45 Are Content writers the new encyclopedia? 0:13:50 Content Creation Market0:17:40 Monetizing content & Creating effective content that sells0:19:50 Platforms helping monetize content0:21:33 Challenges faced as a young entrepreneur0:23:35 Witty answers to Rapid fire questions0:27:40 A piece of advise from Yash0:28:58 Trivia about CIA ABOUT THE GUEST:Yash Srivastava, CEO of Feeding Trends Yash is the founder of Feeding Trends, Social Blogging Platform, that was created with the initiative to share learning between people and build a great future together. He is also a filmmaker & co-founder of the production house Filming eye. CONNECT WITH YASH ON LINKEDIN:https://www.linkedin.com/in/itsmeyashsrivastava/ https://feedingtrends.com/   CONNECT WITH THE HOSTS ON LINKEDIN:Naveen Samala: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/naveensamalaSudhakar Nagandla: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nvsudhakar   FOLLOW US ON TWITTER:@guidingvoice@naveensamala@s_nagandla

Monday May 02, 2022

Lady, You’re not a man, You're the BOSS | Apurva Purohit | #TGV219 “For most of history, anonymous was a woman”~Virginia Woolf   GENRE:Self help, Entrepreneur, Woman Empowerment, Strong woman, Strong leader, Inspirational leader Tune in to episode #TGV219 to watch this strong woman’s empowering creation and learn from her wealth of knowledge. Here is a gist of the interview with the timestamps from Naveen Samala's conversation with Apurva Purohit: 0:00:00 Introduction - Apurva Purohit 0:03:50 Top 3 things in Apurva’s career path0:07:11 Challenges she faced as a woman entrepreneur0:09:30 Meaning behind the quote “Priorities need to change at different stages of our life if we want to grow and evolve” 0:12:18 Apurva’s message “Every year on your birthday, throw out one emotional baggage you are carrying - Don't think of that again”0:13:54 About Apurva’s book “Lady, you're not a man”0:16:10  About her second creation “Lady, you're the boss”0:17:23 Witty answers to Rapid fire questions0:21:20 A piece of advise from Apurva0:24:03 Trivia about Barbie ABOUT THE GUEST:Apurva PurohitEntrepreneur | Author of Lady, You’re the boss & Lady, You’re not a man Apurva has three decades of experience in the corporate world and is an Independent director at Mindtree Ltd, L&T Technology services Ltd and Navin Fluorine International Ltd.  She recently launched Aazol Ventures Pvt Ltd, a consumer products company.She was recently awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award from IIM Bangalore in 2022 and has won multiple awards over the years. CONNECT WITH Apurva ON LINKEDIN:https://www.linkedin.com/in/apurvapurohit/ Her books: Lady, You're Not a Man: The Adventures of a Woman at Work: https://www.amazon.in/Lady-Youre-Not-Apoorva-Purohit-ebook/dp/B015A9ZMEY Lady, You're the Boss!https://www.amazon.in/dp/9388754417/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_MS4SW6VTRB9BARHY6S9H  Website:https://www.apurvapurohit.com/ CONNECT WITH THE HOSTS ON LINKEDIN:Naveen Samala: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/naveensamalaSudhakar Nagandla: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nvsudhakar FOLLOW US ON TWITTER:@guidingvoice@naveensamala@s_nagandla

Wednesday Apr 27, 2022

Young entrepreneur's journey in launching a Direct to Consumer (D2C) brand | Forum Shah | #TGV218   D2C COMMERCE - Insights on Direct to Customer Brands | #TGV218 “Don’t find customers for your product, find products for your customers”-Seth Godin GENRE: D2C, Direct to Customer, Entrepreneur, Brand Growth Tune in to episode #TGV218 to get an interesting insight of D2C Brands from our guest, Forum Shah. Here is a gist of the interview with the timestamps from Naveen Samala's conversation with Forum Shah: 0:00:00 Guest Introduction0:01:56 Career and Entrepreneurial Journey 0:04:26 All about D2C, D2C vs Traditional marketing0:06:07 Newsome vs MLMs0:10:11 Origination of Newesome0:13:56 Connecting brands and consumers0:16:10 Is D2C the new normal?0:22:15 Challenges as a women entrepreneur0:25:50 Witty answers to Rapid fire questions0:27:23 A piece of advise from Forum 0:30:25 Trivia about Nokia ABOUT THE GUEST:Forum ShahFounder of Newesome Website: http://newesome.com Solid experience in the Real estate industry, Branding, Business and Growth consultant for D2C brands & Public speaker. Skilled in Negotiation, Sales Management, Marketing, Customer Service, and Strategic Planning.  CONNECT WITH FORUM ON LINKEDIN:https://linkedin.com/in/forumshah-/  CONNECT WITH THE HOSTS ON LINKEDIN:Naveen Samala: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/naveensamalaSudhakar Nagandla: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nvsudhakar FOLLOW ON TWITTER:@guidingvoice@naveensamala@s_nagandla

Monday Apr 25, 2022

Leveraging 360 degree marketing to expand your business | Morissa(Rissy) Schwartz | #TGV217 “Content is anything that adds value to reader’s life”-Anonymous GENRE:Content writing, Marketing, Publishing, Social media Tune in to episode #TGV217 to learn Morissa’s Content marketing technique and her magic on covering Social media with her writing Here is a gist of the interview with the timestamps from Naveen Samala's conversation with Morissa Schwartz : 0:00:00 Guest Introduction0:02:09 Top 3 things that helped shape Morissa’s career0:03:33 360 Degree Marketing0:04:30 Framework of 360 Degree Marketing0:05:18 How did Morissa reach Forbes 30 under 30?0:06:25 Balancing Entrepreneurship and Doctoral degree0:07:55 GenZ vs Early generations0:09:35 Dr Rissy Writing & GenZ Publishing0:10:50 Witty answers to Rapid fire questions0:14:30 A piece of advise from Morissa 0:16:05 Trivia about LinkedIN ABOUT THE GUEST:Morissa SchwartzFounder & CEO of Dr Rissy’s Writing & GenZ Publishing LLC Dr Rissy has been featured on Forbes, MTV, and is a bestselling author. She speaks professionally about inspiring others through words and entrepreneurship & was named the “Voice of Generation Z” by Community Magazine. CONNECT WITH MORISSA ON LINKEDIN:https://www.linkedin.com/in/morissaschwartz/  CONNECT WITH THE HOSTS ON LINKEDIN:Naveen Samala: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/naveensamalaSudhakar Nagandla: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nvsudhakar FOLLOW ON TWITTER:@guidingvoice@naveensamala@s_nagandla

Wednesday Apr 20, 2022

PATH TO THE CTO OFFICE, DAY IN A LIFE OF A CTO | JOSEPH JUDE | #TGV216 “The rise of Digital Technology usage has been dramatic, and I think it promises changes that are here to stay”-Microsoft Azure CTO, Mark Rusinovich GENRE: Coach, Podcast, CTO, Digital Transformation, Evolution Tune in to episode #TGV216 to know the interesting story about a Coach’s Podcast & his life as a CTO. Here is a gist of the interview with the timestamps from Naveen Samala's conversation with Joseph Jude: 0:00:00 Guest Introduction - Joseph Jude0:01:15 Joseph's Career Journey0:02:53 A day in a CTO’s life0:05:10 Effect of Digital transformation on the role of CTO0:08:30 Tips for CTO aspirers0:12:12 Joseph’s take on the future of job market0:14:43 All about Gravitas WINS podcast0:19:15 Witty answers to Rapid fire questions0:22:52 One piece of advise0:25:00 Trivia about Retina scan tech ABOUT THE GUEST:Joseph Jude is a CTO, Podcast Host and Coach Joseph helps professionals build their gravitas via Wealth, Insight, Network and Self-control (WINS Framework) CONNECT WITH Joseph ON LINKEDIN:https://www.linkedin.com/in/jjude/ Gravitas WIN Radio podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/gravitas-wins-radio/id1562802449 CONNECT WITH THE HOSTS ON LINKEDIN:Naveen Samala: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/naveensamalaSudhakar Nagandla: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nvsudhakar FOLLOW ON TWITTER:@guidingvoice@naveensamala@s_nagandla

Monday Apr 18, 2022

TOP 3 THINGS THAT I LEARNT FROM MY LEADERS TO EXCEL IN CAREER | ANAND S. GOUD | #TGV215 Can we get into Product management without MBA ? "Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it."-Albert Einstein GENRE:Product management, Leader, Learning, Upskilling, MBA, Career, Research Dear patrons, today's episode #TGV215 speaker will inspire you to be a lifelong learners. Tune in and listen to a very enthusiastic leader who never missed an opportunity to learn from others and grow himself into a better version.  Here is a gist of the interview with the timestamps from Naveen Samala's conversation with Anand Goud: 0:00:00 Guest Introduction - Anand S Goud0:01:58 Career Journey0:05:54 Tips from managers0:12:50 What not to do as a Leader?0:18:15 Importance of community in learning0:25:45 Upskilling as part of career growth0:29:43 Can one evolve as a Product manager without MBA?0:35:08 Witty answers to Rapid fire questions0:38:16 Anand’s advise to make it big in one’s career0:40:35 Trivia about Adobe ABOUT THE GUEST:Anand GoudProduct Manager – Amazon & Research Scholar – SSBM GenevaProduct manager and Research Scholar with 12+ years of demonstrated experience in building  HR Tech Solutions, HR Analytic Domain, Insights Generation, Robotic Process Automation & Product ManagementAnand is researching in the field of product management as part of the Doctor of Business Administration program. CONNECT WITH ANAND ON LINKEDIN:https://www.linkedin.com/in/dba-anandgoud/    CONNECT WITH THE HOSTS ON LINKEDIN:Naveen Samala: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/naveensamalaSudhakar Nagandla: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nvsudhakar FOLLOW ON TWITTER:@guidingvoice@naveensamala@s_nagandla #technology, #careeropportunities, #students, #science, #careerguidance

Wednesday Apr 13, 2022

Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable | Mahesh Vinayagam |#TGV214 Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable, the journey of an inspiring Entrepreneur | #TGV214 “Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream" ~Peter McWilliams GENRE: Career, Entrepreneur, Motivation, Comfort Zone, Pushing oneself, Leadership Tune in to #TGV214 episode and today's guest will inspire with his belief "getting comfortable with the uncomfortable". Don't miss this episode. Here is a gist of the interview with the timestamps from Naveen Samala's conversation with Mahesh Vinayagam: 0:00:00 Guest Introduction - Mahesh Vinayagam 0:02:39 Career journey 0:06:40 Mahesh’s take on success 0:08:40 Stepping out of the comfort zone 0:12:54 Career and learning expedition in 3 countries 0:16:12 Leadership to Entrepreneurship 0:18:32 RPA and Automation space trends 0:20:40 Witty answers to rapid fire questions 0:25:34 Electronic gadget Mahesh would like to be invented 0:27:37 A piece of advice to people trying to make it big 0:31:00 Trivia time ABOUT THE GUEST: Mahesh Vinayagam: Robotic Process Automation Evangelist, Business development expert, Technology Delivery Leader, Startup & Scale up specialist with over two decades of experience of assisting Fortune 100 clients within the Financial Services and Travel industry reach their goals with a variety of technology solutions. CONNECT WITH MAHESH ON LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maheshvinayagam/ CONNECT WITH THE HOSTS ON LINKEDIN: Naveen Samala: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/naveensamala Sudhakar Nagandla: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nvsudhakar FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @guidingvoice @naveensamala @s_nagandla

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